Prostate Cancer

The RESPOND STUDY – Understanding the African American Man’s Risk for Prostate Cancer

If you are an African American man and have been diagnosed with prostate cancer, you can help us better understand the significant differences that African American men have in risk factors for prostate cancer. 

Does Hormone Therapy (ADT) Work?

Through the work of Huggins et al. [1] in 1941, it was shown that metastatic prostate cancer responds positively to an orchiectomy (surgical castration). We now know that there isn’t any other therapy which produces a more reliable regression of both distant and local disease than androgen withdrawal (ADT).